Biomedical Equipment Technician
at MiraCosta College
Biomedical Equipment Technology plays a vital role in patient care through the inspection, maintenance and repair of medical devices. MiraCosta’s 486-hour BMET Program will train students to troubleshoot, repair, monitor and maintain electronics-based biomedical instruments and equipment. The program was developed as a result of increasing demand for biomedical equipment technicians (BMET’s) in the San Diego County region. Courses build on lecture topics through extensive hands-on applications.SIGN UP NOW!
GI Bill ® and WIOA funding approved. For all other candidates, tuition is FREE through the DOL funded America’s Promise Grant. NOTE: A $350 charge to cover administrative costs will be collected upon registration.
Complete this program in just 21 weeks. Offered twice per year.
Hours of Instruction
Please see the events calendar for dates.
HS Diploma or GED, basic math and reading comprehension assessments, and complete submission of enrollment documents
If students attend all classes, complete the necessary coursework, and pass the required tests, students will receive: A National Career Readiness Certificate, and a MiraCosta College Certificate of Accomplishment.
There are numerous openings for Biomedical Equipment Technicians in San Diego County! Companies such as: General Electric, Patterson Companies, Sodexo, Davita, Aramark, and Kaiser Permanente have positions open.
Dr. Smoot originally from Chicago, started in Biomedical Technology in 1988. Moved to Atlanta in 1996. Jeff worked for Grady Healthcare, performed Y2K testing and Wellstar Health System. At Wellstar, he was a Senior Biomed and later a Cardiology and PACS administrator. His specialty was Cardiology integrated networks. Jeffrey Smoot has earned an Associate of Science in Electronics Technology, Associates of Applied Science in Biomedical Electronics Technology, Bachelors in Information Technology, Masters in Business Administration with concentrations in Healthcare Management/Project Management from American Intercontinental University, and Doctorate in Computer Science from Colorado Technical University. His research has been in the area of Virtual Reality, Touchless Interfaces, and there use in Healthcare and effectiveness in reducing nosocomial infections. He is the founder and Chief Scientist/Researcher for Interactive Healthcare Designs that designs these technologies for healthcare.
We offer information sessions for many of our job training programs. The information session offers you the opportunity to learn all about the programs in a relaxed environment.
Our instructors will be available at this time to answer all of your questions. Call us at 760.795.6820 to register.